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'Marci Valerii Marcialis primus [etc.] liber incipit feliciter, amen', the Epigrams i. 1-xiv. 211 ('qui tibi sępe dedit'), written in the 15th cent. in Italy

MS. D'Orville 178

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Some are written as prose.

The two outer and two inner leaves of each gathering of twelve leaves are of parchment. The last leaf is lost, but the verso of the preceding one is not completely filled.

On fol. 1 in gold letters is 'Suetonius.'.


  • Creation: written in the 15th cent. in Italy


192 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. D'Orville 178

Former reference:

Auct. X. 1. 5. 31

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 17056

Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. D'Orville.

Physical Facet

On paper and parchment, with illuminated capitals, etc.


9 1/2 × 6 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom